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Ice Fishing

Prespawn Fishing Techniques for Burbot

Walleye

Cycle-Time Walleyes

Bass

What can hook wounds in bass tell us? Bass

Largemouth Bass Hook Wounds

Savannah Fernholz, Andrea Sylvia, and Dr. Michael Weber - December 17, 2019

What can hook wounds in bass tell us?

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A recent study examined how being either lefty or righty affects feeding mechanics of largemouth bass. Bass

Lefty, Righty Bass

Rob Nuemann

A recent study examined how being either lefty or righty affects feeding mechanics of...

Until the snow flies and beyond, smallmouths are vulnerable to both livebait and artificial lures. Bass

Smallmouths Before the Snow Flies

Steve Ryan - November 14, 2019

Until the snow flies and beyond, smallmouths are vulnerable to both livebait and artificial...

Walleye

Usually, there's an option that's better than most of the rest. Walleye

Cycle-Time Walleyes

Doug Stange - February 24, 2020

Usually, there's an option that's better than most of the rest.

Overcoming the challenges of finding and icing big-water walleyes starts with changing your mindset. Walleye

Big Water Walleyes

Dan Johnson - February 20, 2020

Overcoming the challenges of finding and icing big-water walleyes starts with changing your...

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A look at several different lure designs and how they attract ice walleyes. Walleye

Where Metal Meets the Water for Ice Walleyes

Douge Stange - January 15, 2020

A look at several different lure designs and how they attract ice walleyes.

Jigging minnows, traditionally winter walleye baits, are equally effective on open water. Walleye

Rippin' Jigging Minnows for Non-Stop Walleye Action

Gord Pyzer - November 25, 2019

Jigging minnows, traditionally winter walleye baits, are equally effective on open water.

Catfish

Late fall through winter is an excellent time to search for a record blue catfish. Catfish

Prognosticating Record Blue Catfish

Cory Schmidt - February 05, 2020

Late fall through winter is an excellent time to search for a record blue catfish.

For its relatively small size, the Red River of the North has legions of enormous channel catfish. Catfish

Channel Cat Feeding Factors: Timing Peak Bites

Cory Schmidt - January 21, 2020

For its relatively small size, the Red River of the North has legions of enormous channel...

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This type of trolling is an outstanding technique for covering water. Catfish

Jet Divers for Catfish

Dan Johnson

This type of trolling is an outstanding technique for covering water.

Channel cats flourish in reservoirs. Catfish

Channel Catfish in Reservoirs

Dan Anderson

Channel cats flourish in reservoirs.

Panfish

Once lakes turn and water temps descend into the 50s, big panfish assemble and hide in tight groups. Panfish

Power-Searching Big Panfish: Fall to First Ice

Cory Schmidt - November 26, 2019

Once lakes turn and water temps descend into the 50s, big panfish assemble and hide in tight...

Late fall is basin time. Panfish

Basin Crappie Roundup

Matt Straw - November 08, 2019

Late fall is basin time.

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Studies suggest that the largest fish within a group can out-compete smaller individuals of the same species for food. Panfish

Do the Biggest Perch Bite First?

Dr. Rob Neumann - November 01, 2019

Studies suggest that the largest fish within a group can out-compete smaller individuals of...

A dropper line offering a secondary lure has proven deadly on shallow panfish and bass. Panfish

Tailgunner Rigging for Panfish

Rob Neumann with Jeff Simpson - June 25, 2019

A dropper line offering a secondary lure has proven deadly on shallow panfish and bass.

Pike & Muskie

Outside traditional pike states, biologists are among those intensively managing for pike fishing opportunities. Pike & Muskie

Progressive Pike on The Frontier

David Harrison - February 20, 2020

Outside traditional pike states, biologists are among those intensively managing for pike...

Techniques and locations for finding big winter pike throughout the country. Pike & Muskie

Super Spots for Winter Pike

Gord Pyzer, Doug Stange, Jason Mitchell, and Steve Wald with Josh Loebs - February 03, 2020

Techniques and locations for finding big winter pike throughout the country.

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Do pike under ice cover choose the same types of habitats they use in summer? Pike & Muskie

Pike Movement and Habitat: Summer vs. Winter

Dr. Rob Nuemann - January 30, 2020

Do pike under ice cover choose the same types of habitats they use in summer?

Winter is upon us, and muskie anglers should welcome it for what is has to offer. Pike & Muskie

Winter Muskie Fishing

Steve Ryan - January 29, 2020

Winter is upon us, and muskie anglers should welcome it for what is has to offer.

Trout & Salmon

Float rigs for steel during fluctuating water levels. Trout & Salmon

Float Fishing Steelhead

Matt Straw

Float rigs for steel during fluctuating water levels.

For steelhead, texture and the passage of light through an egg is important. Trout & Salmon

Soft Beads for Steelhead

Matt Straw - October 30, 2017

For steelhead, texture and the passage of light through an egg is important.

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Don Wirth: When cold water rushes through the turbines of a dam, an incredible, albeit Trout & Salmon

Tactics For Tailwater Trout

Chris Hoffman - October 13, 2017

Don Wirth: When cold water rushes through the turbines of a dam, an incredible, albeit

A look at the best lake trout waters on the planet. Trout & Salmon

World's Best Lake Trout Waters

Matt Straw - September 07, 2017

A look at the best lake trout waters on the planet.

Other Fish

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America. Other Fish

Alligator Gar: North America's Greatest Sportfish

Steve Ryan - April 02, 2019

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America.

To guide your carp quest, we've lined up the best carp baits that are easy-to-fish natural baits and commercial options. Other Fish

Best Carp Baits Today

Dan Johnson - June 29, 2018

To guide your carp quest, we've lined up the best carp baits that are easy-to-fish natural...

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Lots of Rainy River Lake Sturgeon surpassing 50 inches, with a good shot at fish to 70 inches Other Fish

Rainy River Lake Sturgeon

Rob Neumann - January 24, 2017

Lots of Rainy River Lake Sturgeon surpassing 50 inches, with a good shot at fish to 70...

A trip with Guide Jason Schultz up the Snake River into the head of Hell's Canyon for giant white Other Fish

Snake River White Sturgeon

Doug Stange - March 23, 2016

A trip with Guide Jason Schultz up the Snake River into the head of Hell's Canyon for giant...

Ice Fishing

Yes the burbot or eelpout, has surged in popularity. Ice Fishing

Prespawn Fishing Techniques for Burbot

Jeff Matity - February 24, 2020

Yes the burbot or eelpout, has surged in popularity.

Ice Fishing

Live-Scanning Panfish Under Ice

Cory Schmidt - February 12, 2020

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Ice Fishing

Portable Shelters in Ice Country

Doug Stange - January 29, 2020

Today, “ice trolling” is a legitimate approach to finding and catching the most fish possible. Ice Fishing

Ice Trolling Today

Dan Johnson - January 13, 2020

Today, “ice trolling” is a legitimate approach to finding and catching the most fish possible.

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